Chord Progressions in a Major Key

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Chord Progressions in a Major Key

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[lollum_dropcap]I[/lollum_dropcap]t can get a little confusing trying to remember which chord typically follows another when writing diatonicly in a major key so I use the diagram below to help me.

Notice how it starts on the one chord which can then lead to any other chord from the key.

From there it’s just a matter of finding your way back to the one chord using the many possible routes.

The Major Key Progression Cheat Sheet


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Now You Try


Let’s go ahead and give it a try. Use these diatonic chords from the key of C major to write a few chord progressions.

If you come up with something you like why not YouTube it and drop the link in the comments below. I’d love to check it out.

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